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The Rise of Tourism in Singapore

  • Pulau Ubin and Chek Jawa

    Pulau Ubin and Chek Jawa
    Be transported back in time to 1960s Singapore as you embark on a trip to nearby Pulau Ubin. Home to Singapore’s last villages or kampongs, the island still retains the rustic beauty and simplicity of a bygone era.
    Shaped like a boomerang, Pulau Ubin (Granite Island) is situated just off the north-eastern corner of mainland Singapore. Once a cluster of five smaller islets separated by tidal rivers, it has since been united by the building of bunds for prawn farming.
  • Jurong Bird Park

    Jurong Bird Park
    A tourist attraction in Singapore managed by Wildlife Reserves Singapore. It is a landscaped park, built on the western slope of Jurong Hill. It is located within the Boon Lay Planning Area of the Jurong district and has an area of 202,000 square metres (50 acres).
  • Sentosa

    Sentosa is a popular island resort in Singapore, visited by some twenty million people a year. Attractions include a 2 km (1.2 mi) long sheltered beach, Fort Siloso, two golf courses,The Merlion,14 hotels, and the Resorts World Sentosa, featuring the theme park Universal Studios Singapore
  • Singapore Zoo

    Singapore Zoo
    There are about 315 species of animal in the zoo, of which some 16 percent are considered threatened species. From the beginning, Singapore Zoo followed the modern trend of displaying animals in naturalistic, 'open' exhibits with hidden barriers, moats, and glass between the animals and visitors. It houses the largest captive colony of orangutans in the world.
  • Clark Quay

    Clark Quay
    Clarke Quay is another part of Singapore’s past that is still a happening place today. One of the key tourist attractions in Singapore, the quay, at the mouth of the Singapore River, was the city’s hub of commerce in the late 19th century. It still hustles and bustles today, but with a different kind of commerce: trendy restaurants, unique boutiques, pushcart vendors and more, all of which blend Asian and European influences. Once a market, always a market, except at night when Clarke Quay teems
  • Night Safari

    Night Safari
    It isthe worls's first nocturnal zoo and is one of the most popularn tourist attractions in Singapore. The concept of a nocturnal park in Singapore was suggested in the 1980s by the former executive chairman of the Singapore Zoo, Dr Ong Swee Law. Constructed at a cost of S$63 million, the Night Safari was officially opened on 26 May 1994 and occupies 35 hectares (86 acres) of secondary rainforest adjacent to the Singapore Zoo and Upper Seletar Reservoir.
  • Changi Chapel and Museum

    Changi Chapel and Museum
    Singapore was not spared the horrors of WWII, and the Changi Chapel and Museum tells the story of those who suffered under Japanese occupation. The museum displays the letters, photographs, drawings, and personal effects that are now testaments to the imprisonment for more than 50,000 civilians and soldiers in Changi Prison. The Changi Chapel, found in the open-air courtyard of the museum, is a replica of one of the many chapels that were built during WWII.
  • Buddha Tooth Relic Temple

    Buddha Tooth Relic Temple
    The Chinese build temples to a lot of gods and other things, but the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple is one of the more unusual. In the late 1980s when a Buddhist temple was first proposed for Singapore’s Chinatown, it was supposed to become a more traditional temple. Somewhere along the line it became the Tooth Relic Temple, a home for a tooth relic from Buddha. The temple, located in central Chinatown, also features other arts and culture of Singaporean Buddhists.
  • Singapore Flyer

    Singapore Flyer
    The Singapore Flyer is a giant Ferris wheel in Singapore. Described by its operators as an observation wheel, it opened in 2008, construction having taken about 2½ years. It has 28 air-conditioned capsules, each able to accommodate 28 passengers, and incorporates a three-storey terminal building. The Flyer has an overall height of 165 metres (541 ft) and was the world's tallest Ferris wheel until the 167.6 m (550 ft) High Roller, which is 2.6 m (9 ft) taller than the Flyer.
  • Opening of Casino in Resorts World Sentosa

    Opening of Casino in Resorts World Sentosa
    On the first auspicious day of Chinese New Year, which brought about many controversial issues such as the government advocating the practise of gambling that could bring about social problems.
  • Universal Studios Singapore

    Universal Studios Singapore
    Universal Parks & Resorts markets the park as a "one-of-its-kind theme park in Asia" and promises that the park will be the only one of its kind in Southeast Asia for the next 30 years. On 25th March 2010, The Battlestar Galactica dueling coasters were closed due to a technical glitch in the ride causing controveries as in if it is safe to ride.
  • ArtScience Museum

    ArtScience Museum
    ArtScience Museum is one of the attractions at Marina Bay Sands, an integrated resort in Singapore owned by the US Las Vegas Sands company. Opened on 17 February 2011 by Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, it is the world's first ArtScience museum.
    Although it has a permanent exhibition, ArtScience Gallery, the ArtScience Museum mainly hosts touring exhibitions curated by other museums.
  • Gardens by the Bay

    Gardens by the Bay
    Gardens by the Bay is an integral part of a strategy by the Singapore government to transform Singapore from a "Garden City" to a "City in a Garden". The stated aim is to raise the quality of life by enhancing greenery and flora in the city.
  • S.E.A Aquarium

    S.E.A Aquarium
    Explore the marine realm of S.E.A. Aquarium, home to more than 100,000 marine animals of over 800 species, across into 49 different habitats
  • Adventure Cove

    Adventure Cove
    The Adventure Cove Waterpark is situated in southern Singapore. The park features seven water slides, including the region’s first hydro-magnetic coaster, Riptide Rocket. It also features bay like Bluwater Bay, a wave pool and tubinthe Adventure River. The 620-metre (2,030 ft) river, one of the world’s longest lazy-rivers, have 14 themed scenes of tropical jungles, grottoes, a surround aquarium and more.
  • UNESCO Heritage Site - Singapore Botanics Gardens

    UNESCO Heritage Site - Singapore Botanics Gardens